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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 GMC Acadia
When it comes to finding the right SUV for your family, it seems like there are always a lot of compromises to be made. One vehicle is so performance and off-road oriented that...
2012 GMC Acadia vs. 2012 Dodge Journey: Which One Should I Buy?
The GMC Acadia is classed as a midsize SUV, which is able to seat between six and seven passengers comfortably. The 2012 Acadia offers three rows of seating, so passengers will feel the roominess that is typical in...

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I have a 2015 GMC Acadia with a rear backup camera. Is it possible to add a front camera with GM parts?
There was a GM front camera "option" for your vehicle. So long as your vehicle was vended with the matching (required) GM RPO codes, you may be able to incorporate the option now by buying all of the necessary components....
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Transmission flush
Hi there. I think the information the dealership is telling you is a bit misleading. An automatic transmission works by maintaining hydraulic pressure created inside the case, and allowing the transmission to smoothly shift gears. If there is debris inside...
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Transmission fluid
Normally, this is the case when a vehicle has 200k or more miles and has never had the transmission serviced. At only 96k I am not sure why they told you this. I usually explain this with an auto parts...
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Over heating and leaking under my driver seat?
Hi there. It's quite possible that you have a coolant leak from a damaged heater core or heater control valve connection that is damaged. Both of these components are located behind the dashboard and would possibly leak on the floorboards....
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2011 GMC Acadia will not start. Service stabilitrak light comes on an message saying battery in power saving mode. What can be the
The symptoms you are experiencing are similar to when a powertrain control module fails. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a nearby service facility that has the scan tools necessary to test for failed computer equipment within your automobile....
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hello jerel can compressor work without receiver driers accumulators my compressor not working its brand new
If the drier was bypassed using a segment of pipe, and system was well evacuated, the system would probably still work to some extent but not as well as it could. On the other hand, if the drier was removed...
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Hi Jerel, My 2010 GMC Acadia has a radiator leak and I was advice I needed to replace the radiator. But I'm having trouble on find
Hi there. In regards to replacing components, it's always best to purchase the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component as opposed to an upgrade or aftermarket replacement. You might find it easier to have one of our mobile mechanics come to...
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OIL ON SPARK PLUGS
Oil can leak into the combustion chamber from either the piston rings or through the valve guides (past the valve stem oil seals). Of course once oil is there, the spark plug can get contaminated. If the leak is past...
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My traction control and stabilizer control warning light is on what does it mean
Hi There, As you may know, the traction control light and oil change are unrelated issues. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done...
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Car shakes when accelerating and has a hard time starting
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Hi, my name is Jorge from North Houston, TX, and I'd like to know the location of the Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) for 2011 GMC
Your vehicle has an expansion valve mounted at the firewall behind the two a/c lines where they connect to the evaporator assembly. You will need to evacuate the a/c refrigerant and remove line connection and then unbolt the expansion valve....
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2008 GMC Acadia Digital Display Issue
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Indicators for servicing stabilitrak, traction control and reduced engine power occasionally comes on. Car drives noticeably diff
You would need to have the computer systems scanned to retrieve the stored codes to isolate the cause of your vehicle going into failsafe mode. You may have a speed sensor not sending a signal or a power train or...
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I have a 2009 gmc acadia. While on a long road trip my DIC now says service battery charging system, should i shut it down for a
Your alternator is computer controlled and it has detected the system is not recharging the battery. You will need the computer checked for codes and the charging system for an alternator not charging. Also the battery will need to be...
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New Valve new spring and new head gasket replaced all but does the oil in car or any fluids need to be drained to do This?
When the engine is off, all engine oil drains to the bottom, into the oil pan, and thus would not interfere with a camera inspection. A camera will not reveal much information about the condition of the head gasket, excepting...
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I have a 2014 GMC Denali. Every time the rpms are at 1000, coming to a stop or coming out of a stop, something vibrates.
If the noise only exists when the vehicle is moving at the RPM values you cite, the vibration is probably in the drive train. If the vibration occurs in park though, again at the cited RPM values, then it is...
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My timing cover is leaking, and the guy that is working on my car told me that it doesn't really need to be fixed, Just check oil 2007 GMC Acadia
Hi there. Well, to be honest - I wouldn't recommend working with this mechanic much longer. Although a timing cover leak usually just causes oil to drip on your driveway, the reality is that it leaks because either the gasket...
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Whining noise while steering
Hi There, A whining noise is definitely a classic sign of either low power steering fluid or a power steering pump that is beginning to fail. The power steering system works on a very high pressurized system that works very...

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